Mayer Brown announced today that it represented Halcón Resources Corp., an independent energy company focused on the acquisition, production, exploration and development of onshore liquids-rich assets in the United States, on a $400 million offering of convertible preferred stock. The transaction enables Halcón to fund its recent acquisitions of land for drilling in the Permian oil basin in Texas.

The Houston-based Mayer Brown team was led by Corporate & Securities partner William Heller IV and included partner Harry Beaudry and associates Kristen Ford and John Furlow.